Grammy-winner says his next baby will be a singer

Miami: Grammy-winning merengue singer Elvis Crespo is getting ready to launch his new disc while awaiting the birth of his fifth child who, he says, will inherit his musical bent.

"I`m getting a beautiful (baby) and I`m really happy. Now I`ll have to do a lot of promotions, now I do have to work hard, now I do have to sing a lot and sell a ton of discs," the artist told EFE during a photography session at the Hotel Biltmore in Miami for his new album "Los Monsters".

At two weeks before the baby`s arrival - and still with no idea what to name the child - Crespo said that "this (baby) will be a merengue artist..." and even went along on his 2011 tour because wife Maribel Vega "was often onstage with me".

"I mean, (the baby is) going to come out a reggaeton artist," the artist said, having arrived in Miami after a long tour of South America.

The singer of hits like "Suavemente" (Softly) and "Pintame" (Paint Me) said that his 12th album will go on sale in early April.


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